The Hallo-wiener by Dav Pilkey

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Humiliated by his hot-dog Halloween costume, Oscar the dachshund endures ridicule from his canine friends and eventually proves that while he may be short on height, he is long on heart.

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Dav Pilkey has written and illustrated numerous popular, award-winning books for children, including the Captain Underpants and Dumb Bunnies series; DOG BREATH, winner of the California Young Reader Medal; and THE PAPERBOY, a Caldecott Honor Book. He lives with his wife in the Pacific Northwest. Visit him online at
Published September 1, 1995 by Blue Sky Press. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Oscar (last name: Myers) is a sweet, sensitive dachshund who is troubled by his unique appearance (``half-a-dog tall and one- and-a-half dogs long'').

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Oscar morphs from hot dog to top dog in this fun Halloween tail, er, tale.

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